There are countless ways to enjoy this cheery, sun-loving vine: window boxes, ground cover, on a trellis as a screen, in hanging baskets, decorating mailboxes, and columns. Very fast growing with lush foliage and masses of blooms all summer long in a dazzling, eye-catching array of sunset hues; the petals make a brilliant contrast to the dark, 'Spanish eyes'.
Botanical Name: Thunbergia alata
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 10 and warmer, otherwise grown as an annual.
Plant Dimensions: 5'–8' long vine; in frost-free areas it may reach 20'.
Variety Information: 1"–1½" wide, varying sunset hues with contrasting dark "eye"
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower